Director of HR - Operations, Pay and Reward
- Competition and Markets Authority
- London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Belfast, or Cardiff
- £73,000 - £92,540
- Closing date
- 27 Mar 2023
- Local & National Government
- Contract Type
- Full Time
- Job Type
- HR Director
Director of HR - Operations, Pay and Reward
Location: London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Belfast, or Cardiff
Salary: £73,000 - £92,540 per annum
Hours: Full time / Part time / Flexible
The CMA drives market outcomes that benefit people and businesses across the UK. Our work is high profile, continually evolving and intellectually stimulating with a regular presence in national media and of interest around the world. We are facing far-reaching changes in our external operating environment, gaining new powers under the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Bill 2023 and expanding our presence in Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast, setting up a new office in Manchester and creating a new Microeconomics Unit as part of the government’s Economic Campus in Darlington.
The Director of HR - Operations, Pay and Reward post is a key role within our expanding senior leadership team in People, Capability and Culture. Our aim is to ensure we attract fantastic talent to deliver our ambitious plans and provide a brilliant employee experience for everyone that works at the CMA. As Director of HR - Operations, Pay and Reward, you will develop and lead the CMA’s pay and reward strategy, whilst delivering a cutting-edge HR Operations service ensuring the CMA continues to build its capacity, culture and capability and possesses an employee experience it can be proud of.
Our roles are truly career defining and are an exciting opportunity to lead and influence our people strategy. You can expect to work closely with Executive Committee colleagues, the CMA board and a broad range of stakeholders to shape our people ambitions and the brilliant experience we want every CMA employee to have.
To be successful in this role, you should have substantial experience of leading an HR Operations service in a fast-paced high volume and high-quality requirement environment, in either a professional services, Civil Service, or other public sector organisation. You will possess demonstrable experience of developing, establishing and implementing new pay and reward strategies, as well as experience of being accountable for the navigation of pension schemes, providing complex advice to colleagues. Equally important will be your excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills.
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To be successful in this role, you should have substantial experience of leading the delivery of an organisational recruitment strategy, involving the acquisition of scarce and / or hard to recruit professional skills, knowledge, and experience. Additionally, you should have substantial experience in leading a business partnering service, demonstrating a track record of both business partner capability building and staff management capability building. You will also possess substantial employee relations experience with experience of working closely with trade unions and staff representative bodies.
Director of Organisational Development
In this role, you will develop and lead the CMA’s organisational development strategy, ensuring the CMA continues to build its culture and capability and possesses an employee experience it can be increasingly proud of.
To be successful in this role, you should have substantial experience of leading organisational development activity in fast-paced environments in either a professional services, Civil Service, or other public sector organisation. You should also have demonstrable experience of co-creating and ensuring delivery of inclusion, learning, and change programmes, as well as experience of leading others and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Your Employee Experience
If you come and work for the CMA at this hugely exciting time, you’ll work within a talented, energetic, solution focused people, capability and culture team. You’ll be stretched, stimulated and empowered to take action and make decisions. We offer generous benefits, including an excellent pension scheme, at least 25 days leave (increasing to 30 over five years), and generous maternity/paternity leave provision. You can also take advantage of interest-free season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme, our employee assistance programme and flexible working options.
To find out more and to apply, please click on the APPLY button.
If you wish to be considered for more than one position, please note that you will need to complete a separate application for each role.
Closing date for applications: 27 March 2023.
The CMA is seeking to appoint the best qualified candidate for this role and welcomes applications from under-represented groups.
The CMA are an accredited Disability Confident Employer, and we are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds.
We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
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